Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

Far From Home

REVIEW BY KEN RODGERS

“The novel hinges on Rashomon-like multiple takes on the hellish circumstances in which one individual prisoner was beaten to death”

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Grand Master

SHORT STORY
BY KIM BYEONG-EUN

An was wandering about in an unsettling dream when he suddenly awoke. Right before awakening, he was being chased by a suspicious stranger who had sneakily followed and approached him.

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One Hundred Views of Raoul

SHORT STORIES
RALPH J. MAcCARTHY

The tips of the snapdragons in the glass vase on the table elongate and telescope, ever-smaller buds multiplying as the flowerstalks twist, spiraling and pressing outward in every direction, flattening against the windows and …

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Untied

SHORT STORY
BY KELLY LUCE

That night at the cheap sushi place in Osaka, Yumiko was complaining about her boyfriend with impressive fluency. As her English teacher, I had noticed that she spoke best when upset—it took her mind off making mistakes. 



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Dear Leader

FICTION
BY RUSSELL WORKING

…They met one afternoon in February twenty-three days after she left North Korea. An ethnic Korean marriage broker named Bong-il drove her to her new home near Yanji… “If you run away, we will find you, understand? He is paying good money for you, and we are men of our word….

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